Duke locality 46 Fish (Miocene of Colombia)

Where: Huila, Colombia (3.3° N, 75.2° W: paleocoordinates 2.7° N, 72.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Villavieja Formation (Honda Group), Laventan (13.8 - 11.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

• IGM 183406 - Lepidosiren paradoxa

•IGM 193933 - Lepidosiren paradoxa

•IGM 183927 - Lepidosiren paradoxa

Collected by INGEOMINAS - Duke University in 1985 - 1991

Primary reference: J. Lundberg. 1997. Freshwater Fishes and their paleobiotic implicatios. In R. Kay, R. Madden, R. Cifelli, J. Flynn (eds.), Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics. The Miocene Fauna from La Venta, Colombia 67-91 [A. Cardenas /L. Mora-Rojas]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186668: authorized by Andrés Cardenas, entered by Laura Mora-Rojas on 29.06.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Siluriformes - Loricariidae
Loricariidae indet. Gill 1872 catfish
Specimen n° IGM 183400
 Gymnophiona -
Gymnophiona indet. Rafinesque 1814 caecilian
Specimen n° IGM 183404 - Amphibia
 Squamata - Aniliidae
Colombophis portai Hoffstetter and Rage 1977 pipe snake
Specimen n° IGM 183464
 Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae
Lepidosiren paradoxa Fitzinger 1837 South American lungfish
Specimen n° IGM 183933, IGM 183927, IGM 183406